The masks, reading “Stop killing Black people,” were meant to quell the spread of the coronavirus, which has disproportionately affected Black Americans.
Disturbing video of the incident offers a glimpse at how police are responding to peaceful demonstrations.
As soon as 8 p.m. struck, NYPD officers began to arrest, charge and beat nonviolent protesters.
This is the second time this week he's made the call and broken from Trump on the need for a military response to the anti-racism protests.
Sen. Cory Booker made an emotional plea for the Kentucky Republican to yield his objections.
Massive law enforcement budgets have only increased in recent years. Activists are calling to defund the police and invest that money into communities of color.
“The president has clearly forgotten how it actually happened or is confused,” Trump's former chief of staff said.
The Senate isn't passing bills on COVID-19 or racial justice. But Mitch McConnell's protege, Justin Walker, is about to get a powerful lifetime judgeship.
Republican lawmakers who fear reprisals from the president and his supporters reacted to Jim Mattis' letter excoriating the president in familiar ways.
It's intended to fall on the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech.